Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



394 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


Topic # 83527 18-May-2011 06:15 Send private message

A couple of issues with int roaming? It seems odd that I still get txt about roaming after buying a data pack? To the point of being spammed actually :)
Each data conn generates 5 txts, one of which states $30 the other the correct amount. However, the $2.50 tst states to join by 'BUY ROAM (sIZE)' which is incorrect. (tried, didnt work)
The web site states 'buy int10mb' which does work!

I guess it can be beneficial to be reminded of dats cost regularly, but as each txt must have a cost to the provider, Id rather reap the benefits of saving that money myself ;)

Create new topic
921 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 47

Trusted
2degrees

  Reply # 470423 18-May-2011 10:40 Send private message

SpookyAwol: A couple of issues with int roaming? It seems odd that I still get txt about roaming after buying a data pack? To the point of being spammed actually :)

Each data conn generates 5 txts, one of which states $30 the other the correct amount. However, the $2.50 tst states to join by 'BUY ROAM (sIZE)' which is incorrect. (tried, didnt work)

The web site states 'buy int10mb' which does work!



I guess it can be beneficial to be reminded of dats cost regularly, but as each txt must have a cost to the provider, Id rather reap the benefits of saving that money myself ;)


Hi, can you PM your number, exact location in the US, network you're roaming on, phone make/model and name and address in NZ (for authentication).

Cheers
^POB



394 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 470439 18-May-2011 11:52 Send private message

Will do, Ill try and find a wifi spot later in the day so I dont blow all my data on the full size GZ web site :)

BDFL
49938 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4624

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 470455 18-May-2011 12:24 Send private message

If you are using the full Geekzone on a mobile device then you won't get any ads or scripts - pages are a lot lighter.

Here, I am also throwing in a sub so you don't have ads on the full site on the full browser either.







394 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 470556 18-May-2011 15:16 Send private message

yeah, the m. Site is pretty efficient, doesnt pm though :)

BDFL
49938 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4624

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 470569 18-May-2011 15:37 Send private message

If you are on the m and want to use the full site just tap on the link at the bottom of the pages. You won't get any ads by default (being on mobile) so it's quite fast anyway.

I have added a subscription to your account so you won't get ads on the main site when you use a laptop while over there ;)







394 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 471509 20-May-2011 12:07 Send private message

Cheers for that, Ive contacted im via email with some details. I think Im logging 60+ txts a day reminding me of data charges :-)
Seems to have waned a little today though.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by Hobchild on 25-Oct-2014 19:13 (87 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


House Auctions
Created by t0ny, last reply by joker97 on 25-Oct-2014 19:20 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


VDSL, which router/modem sub $200?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 25-Oct-2014 19:48 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Neon - Sky's new streaming service
Created by JarrodM, last reply by JimmyH on 25-Oct-2014 17:37 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by tungsten on 25-Oct-2014 20:22 (115 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


5Ghz AP recommendations?
Created by ubergeeknz, last reply by sbiddle on 24-Oct-2014 12:42 (12 replies)

Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 23-Oct-2014 17:41 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Thief taunts 12 year old via stolen laptop
Created by macuser, last reply by charsleysa on 22-Oct-2014 23:49 (12 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.